The Great Big Rhino Project

Friday, 01 July 2016 by

This canvas has been painted by some of our Nursery children. It is going to be displayed at Paignton Zoo in the Summer as part of the rhino trail. We have been talking about rhinos and how they are an endangered species. For more information about The Great Big Rhino Project, please click here.

The Big Toddle

Friday, 01 July 2016 by

On 17th June, the Nursery children took part in a Big Toddle event in aid of The Barnardo’s Children’s Charity. They toddled half a mile around the school grounds and got a medal! A big well done to everyone who toddled!

Grow your own potatoes 2016

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 by

Children from across the school have taken part in the 2016 grow your own potatoes competition. The children were given black sacks, compost and two different varieties of potatoes. The potatoes have finally been lifted this week, weighed and the results entered online, which will be added to data supplied by other schools across the country. The photos show

Children’s Half Marathon

Monday, 27 June 2016 by

A big well done to all the children who took part in their final mile on Sunday at Paignton Green! The children ran 1 mile!

Primary Maths Challenge

Wednesday, 22 June 2016 by

Last night, 4 Year 5 pupils: Nicolas, Freya, Bethany and Niranjana represented SVPS at the Primary Maths Challenge hosted by Torquay Academy. The competition was split into rounds, consisting of a countdown round, relay race round, construction round and marathon round. Various primary schools from across the bay took part in the challenges and even some

Empty Classroom Day 17th June 2016

Monday, 20 June 2016 by

On Friday 17th June, children and staff at Sherwell Valley celebrated Empty Classroom Day by spending time throughout the day outside in the school grounds. They took part in a wide range of outdoor activities. These included working out maths questions on the playground, quiet reading, games on the field, various orienteering courses, scavenger hunting in the

Rotary Tug of War Competition

Thursday, 16 June 2016 by

We won the Rotary tug of war event at Babbacombe Downs, 15th June 2016! This is our first win since 1995! We won £50; the children asked to go to McDonalds with the money! A big well done to the children who took part.

Year 6 France Residential

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 by

The Year 6 children last week had an absolutely fabulous time in France. The highlight of the trip was undoubtedly a day at Disneyland Paris, but the children also enjoyed vising a street market, The Bayeux Tapestry and a number of D-Day remembrance sites.  They also chilled out on the beach and had fun exploring

Great Sherwell Bake Off

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 by

On Monday 6th June, 6 children from Reception to Year 6 took part in the Sherwell Bake-Off final. They spent the morning making sweet treats, with a Rio theme (for the Olympics) and then had a live tasting in front of 8 classes from across the school. Tasters were selected at random from the audience

Miracle Gro Academy

Thursday, 12 May 2016 by

Over the past few months, children in ‘Ground Force’ have been taking part in the “Miracle-Gro’wers’ Academy” challenge. They were sent Yellow Stone carrot seeds and a variety of soil types, with the task of growing the carrots  in bags and measuring the weight of them once they were fully grown. Last week, they finally weighed